Heritage Way Advisors LLC boosted its holdings in DowDuPont Inc (NYSE:DWDP) by 25.0% in the fourth quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The institutional investor owned 5,000 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 1,000 shares during the period. Heritage Way Advisors LLC’s holdings in DowDuPont were worth $267,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

A number of other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also modified their holdings of DWDP. Bogart Wealth LLC increased its position in DowDuPont by 46.5% during the 4th quarter. Bogart Wealth LLC now owns 630 shares of the company’s stock valued at $33,000 after purchasing an additional 200 shares during the period. G&S Capital LLC increased its position in DowDuPont by 116.8% during the 4th quarter. G&S Capital LLC now owns 657 shares of the company’s stock valued at $35,000 after purchasing an additional 354 shares during the period. Tributary Capital Management LLC acquired a new stake in DowDuPont during the 4th quarter valued at approximately $60,000. Financial Enhancement Group LLC increased its position in DowDuPont by 551.8% during the 3rd quarter. Financial Enhancement Group LLC now owns 1,486 shares of the company’s stock valued at $96,000 after purchasing an additional 1,258 shares during the period. Finally, Cascade Investment Advisors Inc. increased its position in DowDuPont by 14.3% during the 4th quarter. Cascade Investment Advisors Inc. now owns 2,050 shares of the company’s stock valued at $110,000 after purchasing an additional 256 shares during the period. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 69.33% of the company’s stock.

Shares of DWDP stock opened at $51.71 on Friday. The company has a market cap of $121.53 billion, a PE ratio of 12.58, a P/E/G ratio of 1.25 and a beta of 1.31. DowDuPont Inc has a 52 week low of $48.89 and a 52 week high of $74.12. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.39, a current ratio of 2.01 and a quick ratio of 1.33.

DowDuPont (NYSE:DWDP) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, January 31st. The company reported $0.88 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.89 by ($0.01). DowDuPont had a net margin of 4.47% and a return on equity of 9.59%. The business had revenue of $20.10 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $21.11 billion. On average, sell-side analysts expect that DowDuPont Inc will post 4.19 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

A number of analysts have weighed in on the stock. Cowen downgraded shares of DowDuPont from an “outperform” rating to a “market perform” rating and decreased their target price for the company from $78.00 to $59.00 in a research report on Wednesday. Argus decreased their target price on shares of DowDuPont from $81.00 to $70.00 and set a “buy” rating for the company in a research report on Tuesday. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of DowDuPont from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Monday, February 4th. DZ Bank downgraded shares of DowDuPont from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Monday, February 4th. Finally, SunTrust Banks decreased their target price on shares of DowDuPont to $57.00 and set a “hold” rating for the company in a research report on Monday, February 4th. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, eight have assigned a hold rating and twelve have issued a buy rating to the company. The stock currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $72.22.

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DowDuPont Profile

DowDuPont Inc, through its subsidiaries, engages in agriculture, materials science, and specialty products businesses worldwide. The company's Agriculture segment develops and sells hybrid corn seed and soybean seed varieties; canola, cotton, sunflower, sorghum, wheat, and rice seeds; silage inoculants; and weed control, disease control, and insect control products.

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